Beaver Dam Car Crash Death of Mercedes Davis of Providence – Obituary
22-year-old Mercedes Davis of Providence has died in a fatal Beaver Dam car crash that occurred in Box Elder County on Route 30. It occurred on Thursday, September 23, 2021, at about 12:07 p.m. when Davis, while driving a Honda Accord westbound, attempted to pass a vehicle in a no-pass zone.
Police say in the process of passing the vehicle in front, he lost control of the Accord which came to a stop sideways on the highway, blocking oncoming traffic.
A Ford Crown Victoria that was heading east struck the Accord, leaving Mercedes with fatal injuries to which he succumbed at the scene.
The occupants of the Ford sustained non-life-threatening injuries and have since been hospitalized.
Investigations into the accident are ongoing.